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Seven injured in cylinder blasts in Meghalaya


July 20th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Seven people were injured, two of them critically, in twin LPG cylinder blasts Wednesday at two cafes here in Meghalaya, police said.The first blast occurred inside ... Read more...

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Mechanic killed in AC blast at Delhi hotel (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A mechanic was killed and another man injured when the compressor of an air-conditioner exploded in a hotel in south Delhi Saturday, officials said."The deceased ... Read more...

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AC explosion kills one, hotel denies report


July 9th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) One person was killed and another injured when the compressor of an air-conditioner exploded in a hotel in south Delhi Saturday, an official said."The incident ... Read more...

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Three held with 45 kg of opium


July 1st, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Three people have been arrested for drug peddling and 45 kg of opium worth more than Rs.27 lakh has been seized from them, police said ... Read more...

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Meghalaya waives VAT on kerosene, cooking gas


July 1st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 1 (IANS) Providing relief to the people of Meghalaya from the recent hike in prices of petroleum products, the state government Friday waived the Value Added Tax (VAT) ... Read more...

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Two dead, 14 hurt in Peshawar blast


July 1st, 2011 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Two people were killed and 14 others injured when a vehicle exploded Thursday night in northwestern Pakistan's Peshawar city, Xinhua reported.The blast occurred around 9.30 p.m. ... Read more...

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Two dead, 13 hurt in Peshawar car blast (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) At least two people died and 13 were injured when a car blew up Thursday evening in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city, officials said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Orissa waives tax on cooking gas, kerosene


June 29th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) Orissa Tuesday waved the value added tax (VAT) on cooking gas and kerosene, providing marginal relief to the people after their prices were hiked. A cooking ... Read more...

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Diesel slightly cheaper in Delhi


June 27th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday announced a marginal decrease in diesel prices while cooking gas cylinders will be cheaper for the poor.Diesel prices will come down ... Read more...

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55 injured in Russia blast


June 26th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 55 people were injured when a gas cylinder exploded during a wedding in Russia, an official said.The incident took place in the southern ... Read more...

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Four kids injured in gas cylinder blast


June 14th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Four children were injured, one of them critically, and five houses damaged after a cooking gas cylinder exploded in a house in north Delhi Tuesday, ... Read more...

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EGoM on fuel price hike deferred for next week: Jaipal Reddy


May 10th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The meeting of the ministerial panel scheduled Wednesday to consider a possible rise in fuel prices has been deferred till next week, Petroleum Minister ... Read more...

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One dead in Delhi hotel fire


April 30th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A fire broke out in a hotel in west Delhi killing a 45-year-old man and injuring three other employees, the police said Saturday.The fire ... Read more...

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Couple killed in gas cylinder blast


February 16th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A couple was killed in their house in Delhi when a leaking liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder exploded Tuesday night, police said Wednesday.Chandan Vishwas, 45, and his ... Read more...

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Three burglars held in Delhi


January 29th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The tight security arrangements for the Republic Day in the capital landed three robbers in the police net when they were caught at the police pickets in ... Read more...

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Two auto-lifters held in Delhi


January 28th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested two people for their alleged involvement in auto-lifting and mobile phone snatching in north Delhi, police said Friday. The alert picket staff of ... Read more...

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Hawala money seized in Srinagar, three arrested


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) A large amount of hawala money, intended to fund subversive activities in the Kashmir Valley, has been seized and three people arrested, police said Sunday. A joint team ... Read more...

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15 killed in Pakistan bus blast (Lead)


January 17th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Fifteen people were killed and 11 injured Monday in a huge explosion in a passenger bus in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. A police official said the blast was ... Read more...

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One killed as cylinder explodes at BSP function


January 15th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 15 (IANS) A man was killed while four others were injured as a gas cylinder exploded at a function organised to celebrate birthday of Chief Minister Mayawati ... Read more...

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One dead in Mumbai fire


December 30th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) A 70-year-old man was burnt alive in a fire due to a suspected gas cylinder blast in south Mumbai Thursday, police said."A flat on the second floor of ... Read more...

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Girl killed, more than 20 injured in Varanasi blast (Intro Night Lead)


December 8th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Varanasi/New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A small girl was killed and over 20 people, including a few foreigners, were injured when a bomb exploded on the banks of the Ganga during ... Read more...

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Girl killed, over 20 injured in Varanasi blast (Night Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Dec 7 (IANS) A girl child was killed and more than 20 people, including a few foreigners, were injured when a bomb exploded on the banks of the Ganga during ... Read more...

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Many injured in blast near Ganga in Varanasi (Third Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Dec 7 (IANS) More than 20 people, including a few foreigners, were injured Tuesday when a powerful blast ripped through the bank of the Ganga during the evening 'aarti' ritual watched ... Read more...

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Infant and man killed in Jammu village blast (Lead)


November 26th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 26 (IANS) An infant and a man were killed while six members of the family were critically injured in an explosion in a village in Jammu district Friday, police said.According ... Read more...

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Infant killed in Jammu village blast


November 26th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 26 (IANS) An infant was killed and three members of a family critically injured in an explosion in a village in Jammu district Friday, police said.According to police, there was ... Read more...

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Jharkhand ends subsidy on gas cylinders


November 3rd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has decided to withdraw the Rs.11 subsidy on cooking gas cylinder. Now each cylinder will cost Rs.370.Chief Minister Arjun Munda gave the direction at ... Read more...

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Now, inflatable collar to replace helmet


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) The 'Hvvding' helmet is an airbag 'collar' that springs into action in an eye blink -- covering the skull and neck of a cyclist in the event of ... Read more...

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Five killed in Mumbai building collapse


October 7th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 27 injured when a portion of an old building collapsed following a gas cylinder blast in south Mumbai Thursday afternoon, officials ... Read more...

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India comes to Maoist MP’s aid in Nepal


August 14th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) Overlooking a series of strident allegations by Nepal's Maoists, India Saturday came to the aid of a woman MP of their party who has been ... Read more...

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Five killed as gas cylinder explodes


August 8th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), Aug 7 (IANS) Five people, including three women and two children, were killed and two others injured when a cooking gas cylinder exploded in a house in this Punjab town ... Read more...

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Global tender soon for fibreglass cooking gas cylinders


August 5th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Oil marketing companies have been asked to call for global tender to set up domestic manufacturing facility for fibreglass cooking gas cylinders, parliament was Thursday informed. "The government ... Read more...

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Three killed as gas-driven vehicle blows up


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 2 (IANS) Three people were killed and seven injured Monday when a vehicle, running on a cooking gas cylinder, blew up in Jharkhand's Giridih district, police said. "Three people died and ... Read more...

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Advani takes on PM over Kashmir violence


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 2 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani raised the issue of Kashmir violence in the Lok Sabha on Monday and asked Prime Minister Dr ... Read more...

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Omar to meet PM, Chidambaram on Kashmir violence


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 2 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is expected to meet Home Minister P Chidambaram here today to review the law and order situation in the ... Read more...

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An empty chlorine cylinder causes panic in Mumbai


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Raziq KhanMumbai, July 22 (ANI): An empty chlorine cylinder at a Koliwada at Worli beach in Mumbai caused panic among the residents. But officials said it posed no danger, as it ... Read more...

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